The Billion Dollar Boondoggle Act requires a list of every federally funded project that is $1 billion or more over budget or five years or more behind schedule.
NASA’s ambitious goal involved several risks. Previously, the highest orbit for manned spacecraft had been only 853 miles above the earth in Gemini XI, and the moon was nearly 300 times farther.
China wants to create a sphere of global influence and improve their defense capabilities via exploring space. We can’t sit back and let them dominate.
On Christmas Eve, 1968, the Apollo 8 crew got to address the world via the most-watched television broadcast at the time. They read Genesis.
It will take NASA more than 20 years and $40 billion to fly one manned mission. That’s not including the almost $18 billion NASA will spend to build the Orion capsule that will fly on that mission.
‘First Man’ provides a glimpse of a laconic test pilot and engineer who inconveniently became a celebrity.
‘First Man’ has a plot, but seems to be shot at a remove from the characters, meanders without becoming involving, and has puzzling ideas about children.
Worrisome national security events have convinced some Americans that SpaceX is the magic elixir of this generation. But this time our national security is at stake.
NASA will have taken 18 years and $43 billion to fly a single manned flight initially based upon 1960s technology and reusing significant parts from the space shuttle.
Some companies aren’t content to leave deep space to NASA, and want American taxpayers to foot the bill.
Harvard University biologist Katie Hinde tweeted how she’d moved NASA tank tops from the boy’s to girl’s clothing section, garnering more than 120,000 likes and 24,000 retweets.
If President Trump wants to truly lead the United States and world into the exploration and settlement of the solar system, he needs to do something different and game-changing.
SpaceX doesn’t cut NASA in when it uses NASA facilities—our facilities—to launch rockets carrying private cargo, which he gets paid for effectively twice.
This is historic, and a good reminder that the space program is far from over, and new and exciting developments are happening all the time.
When I challenged him about the ‘hottest year on record,’ a New York Times reporter explained that his readers are too dumb to understand numbers.
The video game ‘No Man’s Sky’ speaks to humanity’s eternal questions of how life is created and whether we are alone in this universe.
Monday’s historic launch was one small step for aerospace but one giant leap for cronyism.
Can-do box-office topper ‘The Martian’ depicts a world utterly alien to today’s sobby, whiny, excuse-laden version.
There are some areas where progress is possible, and people should be angry with politicians if they deliberately choose to make bad decisions.
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